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When will you no longer be able to activate xp home

by dgrego / October 10, 2009 3:00 AM PDT

Will Microsoft stop activating XP home after support completely stops ?

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Not an issue till April 2014
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2009 3:51 AM PDT
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Long ago
by Jimmy Greystone / October 10, 2009 5:07 AM PDT

Long ago, when the whole activation thing came to light, Microsoft swore up and down that this wouldn't ever happen. Whether or not it actually will, or if they'll just release a patch disabling the need for activating at the end of its life has yet to be seen.

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